Rules and Responsibilities
When visiting any Seattle-area dog park, please observe the following rules, provided by
Seattle Parks and Recreation and the City of Seattle Municipal Code:
You are liable for damage or injury inflicted by your dog(s) (SMC 18.12.080).
You must be in control of your dog(s) at all times (SMC 18.12.080).
You must muzzle dogs that exhibit dangerous or aggressive behavior; biting, fighting, and excessive barking are not allowed (SMC 9.25.024).
You must leash your dog when it is outside the off-leash area; you must carry a leash for each dog while you are inside the off-leash area (SMC 9.25.084 and 12.18.080).
You must clean up after your dog(s) and deposit feces in the containers at the site, and you must visibly carry scoop equipment (SMC 9.25.082 and 18.12.080).
You must closely supervise young children.
Bring food into off-leash areas at your own risk.
Leave bicycles outside off-leash area.
Unattended dogs are not allowed in off-leash areas.
Owners who see unattended dogs or other rule violations should call Animal Control at 206-386-7387, Ex 2.
Females in heat are not allowed in off-leash areas (SMC 9.25.084).
Puppies younger than 4 months of age are not allowed in off-leash areas.
Your dog must be licensed and vaccinated to visit the off-leash park. (SMC 9.25.080 and 12.18.080).
Please remove prong collars and choke chains when your dog enters the park.
Read more about these rules on the
City of Seattle website.